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1971-72 New York Nets Schedule and Results

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Record: 44-40, Finished 3rd in ABA Eastern Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Lou Carnesecca (44-40)

PTS/G: 112.8 (7th of 11) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 112.4 (5th of 11)
SRS: 0.21 (6th of 11) ▪ Pace: 108.8 (10th of 11)
Off Rtg: 102.3 (3rd of 11) ▪ Def Rtg: 101.9 (8th of 11)
Expected W-L: 43-41 (5th of 11)

Arena: Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum ▪ Attendance: NA

ABA 1972 Playoffs:
Lost ABA Finals (2-4) versus Indiana Pacers  (Series Stats)
Won ABA Eastern Division Finals (3-4) versus Virginia Squires  (Series Stats)
Won ABA Eastern Division Semifinals (2-4) versus Kentucky Colonels  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Fri, Oct 15, 1971 Pittsburgh Condors W 115 107 1 0 W 1
2 Sat, Oct 16, 1971 @ Kentucky Colonels L 98 107 1 1 L 1
3 Tue, Oct 19, 1971 @ Pittsburgh Condors W 125 120 2 1 W 1
4 Fri, Oct 22, 1971 Utah Stars W 111 100 3 1 W 2
5 Sat, Oct 23, 1971 @ Denver Rockets L 96 100 3 2 L 1
6 Sun, Oct 24, 1971 @ Memphis Pros L 103 111 3 3 L 2
7 Tue, Oct 26, 1971 @ The Floridians W 2OT 128 118 4 3 W 1 at Tampa, FL
8 Fri, Oct 29, 1971 The Floridians L 95 110 4 4 L 1
9 Sun, Oct 31, 1971 Kentucky Colonels W 107 103 5 4 W 1
10 Fri, Nov 5, 1971 Memphis Pros W OT 129 117 6 4 W 2
11 Sat, Nov 6, 1971 @ Kentucky Colonels L 97 102 6 5 L 1
12 Tue, Nov 9, 1971 @ Dallas Chaparrals L 86 90 6 6 L 2
13 Wed, Nov 10, 1971 @ Utah Stars L 110 127 6 7 L 3
14 Fri, Nov 12, 1971 Virginia Squires L OT 123 127 6 8 L 4
15 Sat, Nov 13, 1971 @ The Floridians W 117 113 7 8 W 1
16 Sun, Nov 14, 1971 @ Pittsburgh Condors W 130 125 8 8 W 2
17 Wed, Nov 17, 1971 Pittsburgh Condors L 121 122 8 9 L 1
18 Fri, Nov 19, 1971 @ Carolina Cougars W 129 127 9 9 W 1 at Greensboro, NC
19 Wed, Nov 24, 1971 @ Indiana Pacers L 101 112 9 10 L 1
20 Thu, Nov 25, 1971 @ Kentucky Colonels L 117 133 9 11 L 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Fri, Nov 26, 1971 Dallas Chaparrals L 101 106 9 12 L 3
22 Sun, Nov 28, 1971 Kentucky Colonels L OT 106 108 9 13 L 4
23 Fri, Dec 3, 1971 Carolina Cougars W 134 122 10 13 W 1
24 Sat, Dec 4, 1971 @ Virginia Squires L 124 126 10 14 L 1 at Roanoke, VA
25 Tue, Dec 7, 1971 Indiana Pacers L 114 119 10 15 L 2
26 Thu, Dec 9, 1971 @ Virginia Squires L OT 114 115 10 16 L 3 at Richmond, VA
27 Fri, Dec 10, 1971 Memphis Pros W 103 101 11 16 W 1
28 Sat, Dec 11, 1971 @ Utah Stars L 82 109 11 17 L 1
29 Tue, Dec 14, 1971 @ Denver Rockets L 118 119 11 18 L 2
30 Wed, Dec 15, 1971 @ Memphis Pros W 109 100 12 18 W 1
31 Fri, Dec 17, 1971 Dallas Chaparrals W 90 83 13 18 W 2
32 Sat, Dec 18, 1971 @ Carolina Cougars W 118 106 14 18 W 3 at Charlotte, NC
33 Wed, Dec 22, 1971 Kentucky Colonels L 91 95 14 19 L 1
34 Thu, Dec 23, 1971 Pittsburgh Condors L OT 123 124 14 20 L 2 at New York, NY
35 Sun, Dec 26, 1971 @ Carolina Cougars L 117 123 14 21 L 3 at Raleigh, NC
36 Mon, Dec 27, 1971 @ The Floridians W 113 111 15 21 W 1
37 Wed, Dec 29, 1971 Pittsburgh Condors W 105 102 16 21 W 2
38 Fri, Dec 31, 1971 @ Indiana Pacers L 100 104 16 22 L 1
39 Sun, Jan 2, 1972 @ Kentucky Colonels L 84 116 16 23 L 2
40 Wed, Jan 5, 1972 Carolina Cougars W 125 116 17 23 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Fri, Jan 7, 1972 Denver Rockets L 104 107 17 24 L 1
42 Sat, Jan 8, 1972 @ Carolina Cougars L 115 118 17 25 L 2 at Winston-Salem, NC
43 Sun, Jan 9, 1972 @ Dallas Chaparrals W 105 97 18 25 W 1
44 Tue, Jan 11, 1972 Utah Stars W 110 104 19 25 W 2
45 Thu, Jan 13, 1972 The Floridians W 110 94 20 25 W 3
46 Fri, Jan 14, 1972 @ Virginia Squires L 104 114 20 26 L 1 at Hampton, VA
47 Sat, Jan 15, 1972 Carolina Cougars W 109 98 21 26 W 1
48 Sun, Jan 16, 1972 @ Memphis Pros L 123 129 21 27 L 1
49 Tue, Jan 18, 1972 The Floridians W 123 102 22 27 W 1
50 Thu, Jan 20, 1972 Carolina Cougars W 124 122 23 27 W 2
51 Sun, Jan 23, 1972 @ The Floridians W 116 105 24 27 W 3
52 Tue, Jan 25, 1972 @ Pittsburgh Condors L OT 116 123 24 28 L 1
53 Wed, Jan 26, 1972 Kentucky Colonels W 118 105 25 28 W 1
54 Thu, Jan 27, 1972 @ Virginia Squires W 114 112 26 28 W 2 at Norfolk, VA
55 Tue, Feb 1, 1972 Virginia Squires L 105 117 26 29 L 1
56 Thu, Feb 3, 1972 The Floridians W 122 120 27 29 W 1
57 Sat, Feb 5, 1972 Virginia Squires L 117 126 27 30 L 1
58 Sun, Feb 6, 1972 @ Kentucky Colonels L 106 118 27 31 L 2
59 Fri, Feb 11, 1972 Pittsburgh Condors W 129 121 28 31 W 1 at Uniondale, NY
60 Sun, Feb 13, 1972 @ Dallas Chaparrals L 2OT 117 123 28 32 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Wed, Feb 16, 1972 Utah Stars L 114 119 28 33 L 2 at Uniondale, NY
62 Fri, Feb 18, 1972 The Floridians L 122 143 28 34 L 3 at Uniondale, NY
63 Sun, Feb 20, 1972 @ The Floridians L 105 111 28 35 L 4 at Tampa, FL
64 Mon, Feb 21, 1972 Dallas Chaparrals W 104 95 29 35 W 1 at Uniondale, NY
65 Wed, Feb 23, 1972 Indiana Pacers W 108 106 30 35 W 2 at Uniondale, NY
66 Fri, Feb 25, 1972 Denver Rockets W 124 116 31 35 W 3 at Uniondale, NY
67 Sat, Feb 26, 1972 @ Virginia Squires L 119 121 31 36 L 1
68 Sun, Feb 27, 1972 @ Pittsburgh Condors W 131 123 32 36 W 1
69 Wed, Mar 1, 1972 Virginia Squires W 114 111 33 36 W 2 at Uniondale, NY
70 Sat, Mar 4, 1972 Pittsburgh Condors W 133 123 34 36 W 3 at Uniondale, NY
71 Sun, Mar 5, 1972 @ Carolina Cougars W 114 96 35 36 W 4 at Raleigh, NC
72 Tue, Mar 7, 1972 Kentucky Colonels L OT 112 117 35 37 L 1 at Uniondale, NY
73 Thu, Mar 9, 1972 Virginia Squires W 113 99 36 37 W 1 at Uniondale, NY
74 Sat, Mar 11, 1972 Denver Rockets W 132 114 37 37 W 2 at Uniondale, NY
75 Sun, Mar 12, 1972 @ Pittsburgh Condors W 125 116 38 37 W 3
76 Wed, Mar 15, 1972 Memphis Pros W 119 112 39 37 W 4 at Uniondale, NY
77 Fri, Mar 17, 1972 Carolina Cougars W 147 127 40 37 W 5 at Uniondale, NY
78 Sat, Mar 18, 1972 Kentucky Colonels W 109 108 41 37 W 6 at Uniondale, NY
79 Sun, Mar 19, 1972 @ Indiana Pacers W 121 117 42 37 W 7
80 Wed, Mar 22, 1972 Carolina Cougars L 113 117 42 38 L 1 at Uniondale, NY
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Fri, Mar 24, 1972 @ Virginia Squires W 105 104 43 38 W 1 at Norfolk, VA
82 Sat, Mar 25, 1972 @ Utah Stars L 113 125 43 39 L 1
83 Sun, Mar 26, 1972 @ Denver Rockets L 91 108 43 40 L 2
84 Tue, Mar 28, 1972 Indiana Pacers W 92 86 44 40 W 1 at Uniondale, NY

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Sat, Apr 1, 1972 @ Kentucky Colonels W 122 108 1 0 W 1
2 Tue, Apr 4, 1972 @ Kentucky Colonels W 105 90 2 0 W 2
3 Wed, Apr 5, 1972 Kentucky Colonels L 99 105 2 1 L 1
4 Fri, Apr 7, 1972 Kentucky Colonels W 100 92 3 1 W 1
5 Sat, Apr 8, 1972 @ Kentucky Colonels L 93 109 3 2 L 1
6 Mon, Apr 10, 1972 Kentucky Colonels W 101 96 4 2 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
7 Thu, Apr 13, 1972 @ Virginia Squires L 91 138 4 3 L 1
8 Sat, Apr 15, 1972 @ Virginia Squires L 106 115 4 4 L 2
9 Mon, Apr 24, 1972 Virginia Squires W 119 117 5 4 W 1
10 Wed, Apr 26, 1972 Virginia Squires W 118 107 6 4 W 2
11 Sat, Apr 29, 1972 @ Virginia Squires L 107 116 6 5 L 1
12 Mon, May 1, 1972 Virginia Squires W 146 136 7 5 W 1
13 Thu, May 4, 1972 @ Virginia Squires W 94 88 8 5 W 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
14 Sat, May 6, 1972 @ Indiana Pacers L 103 124 8 6 L 1
15 Tue, May 9, 1972 @ Indiana Pacers W 117 115 9 6 W 1
16 Fri, May 12, 1972 Indiana Pacers L 108 114 9 7 L 1
17 Mon, May 15, 1972 Indiana Pacers W 110 105 10 7 W 1
18 Thu, May 18, 1972 @ Indiana Pacers L 99 100 10 8 L 1
19 Sat, May 20, 1972 Indiana Pacers L 105 108 10 9 L 2